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    John Proctor was a main character in The Crucible. As a main character, he has a special role in the story. He was a husband to Elizabeth Proctor with three children but at the same time, he had an affair with Abigail Williams - a girl of only 17 years old. John is known as a tragic hero in the story due to of a few flaws that determined his fate by the end of the story. John proctor is a tragic hero because of his tragic flaw, free choice, and his increased awareness of what was happening to him

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    indicating that a tragic hero must appeal and remain perceptible to the average, everyday man (3). John Proctor, a man of pride and courage, has a concealed sin that remains hidden from the public eye. Throughout the novel, Proctor connects himself to the main theme of intellectual unjust and hypocrisy by enduring the guilt and sin of adultery that remains inside himself. As he continues to right his wrongs, Proctor begins to face the injustice of his society, and relentlessly stands up to save his wife and

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    people were forced to lie in order to live. John Proctor is looked at in the play as an adulterer, and sinful man. Nevertheless, John Proctor's public and private selves differ dramatically, but overall Mr. Proctor is truly a honest and integrity filled man. Some may view John Proctor as a very flawful man, because of the affair he had with

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    John Proctor’s desire to keep his good name motivates him to make the heroic choice of going to his death without signing his name to an untrue statement. Proctor is the voice of reason whose integrity defines him and clearly distinguishes him as the protagonist. His honesty and acumen endows him with heroic qualities as we see him repeatedly being able to perceive the truth from the false and the moral from the corrupt when he claims that he “cannot mount the gibbet like a saint. It is fraud. [He]

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    who wants power from people, she accuses John Proctor by saying that Proctor is the one who participate into communism and trying to destroy the United States. John Proctor’s playing a role of writers who against McCarthy

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    Look closely at the meeting between john proctor and Elizabeth proctor in the prison in act 4. In what ways does it show their relationship to have changed from earlier in the play? How does Miller make this episode both moving and tragic? Miller saw a connection between the Salem witch trials in the 17th century, and the McCarthy trials of the 1950’s. What he wrote about was based on theory, which is linked to the 1950’s trials. Miller is using the Salem witch trials to criticise the American

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    utter chaos and hysteria in the town. Many were accused of witchcraft and died because of lies. Elizabeth Proctor was one of many who were accused. She was accused by Abigail Williams, the person whom Elizabeth fired for cheating with her husband, John Proctor. John was a well respected farmer in Salem, who was outraged when Elizabeth was arrested for accusations of using witchcraft. John and Elizabeth were approached by Reverend Hale, a supposed expert with witches, in front of their house, to

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    today presenting to you why John Proctor was an unfavorable and bad character in The Crucible. The story takes place in Salem Massachusetts in 1692. John Proctor a farmer who lived in Salem. Elizabeth Proctor’s husband. A hard, bitter tongued man, John a man who also hates hypocrisy. John Proctor also putting his marriage to the test having relations with Abigail Williams along with his wife creating a scandal. John Proctor wasn’t the man he proclaims to be. John Proctor is a man with many secrets

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    John Proctor, the tragic hero of Miller's drama The Crucible, remains loyal to his friends and community. This heroic act fits all of the characteristics of a tragic hero: a morality or virtue, a flaw that contributes to their downfall, realization, and death. John Proctor, from The Crucible, exhibits all of these traits and fits the characterization of a tragic hero. Morally superior to the other fearful townspeople and corrupt officials of the court, Proctor remains loyal to his friends and community

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    In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor proved himself decent because he is proud, hard working, and a man full of integrity. Proctor was faced with many different conflicts throughout the play. The conflicts with his wife, himself, the church, his individuality, and his decision to die are all very important to the character of John Proctor. Proctor was the protagonist of this dramatic piece of literature. Proctor expresses in the play that he was a very proud man and would choose his pride

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